It's well documented that our friends in Germany have no problem with nudity. Now, a German travel agency is taking the country's love of naturism to the skies - literally. Although fliers must be fully clothed when they board and disembark the aircraft, they're free to wander around the cabin in the buff after take off.
Air New Zealand, the country's national carrier, has made a safety video for its domestic routes which shows a pilot and cabin crew dressed only in body paint made to resemble their normal uniforms. As the crew go through the motions, showing passengers what to do in the event of an emergency, their private parts are obscured by well-placed oxygen masks, life jackets, seat belts and luggage. The 3-minute, second "Bare essentials of safety" clip, and a similar second television advertisment introduced six weeks ago, have had passengers glued to their mini television sets.
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The odd advertising strategy from cut-price travel company Chocotravel has crashed and burned with customers. A travel company's outlandish advert featuring nude air hostesses has gone down like a lead balloon with customers. Kazakhstan's Chocotravel released a video promoting their budget flight services, which adds nothing to the price of a plane ticket.
However as he neared the jet-bridge, the man started taking off his clothes. Having stripped down to his birthday suit — much to the bewilderment of onlookers — the man tried to make a dash for flight U6 to Crimea. Halfway through his attempt, he was intercepted by security staff and brought back to the airport, where he was detained till police officers arrived at the scene.
THIS is the shocking airline advert which sees flight attendants take off - their clothes, that is. The ad, by a Kazakhstani travel firm called Chocotravel, shows seven female flight attendants wearing nothing but their scarves as they reel off a series of special offers. The short promo starts with a shot of two women up close, before zooming out to reveal that they definitely aren't wearing regulation airline uniform. Models in the ad can be seen protecting their modesty with their hats, while a chest-high search bar keeps the rest of them covered.
Passengers aboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage received an unwelcome surprise when a passenger stripped naked and ran the length of the cabin. According to former Alaska Sen. Johnny Ellis, who was on Monday's flight, the man was yelling and waving before being tackled by two passengers and locked in the bathroom.
He told police at the time he had been working for 30 hours straight and was about to take a shower when he got a phone call on his cell phone. Collins claimed he had no idea his naked body was visible to complaining passersby in the terminal. Police accused him of indecent exposure saying in an arrest affidavit that Collins "opened the window to his hotel room which overlooks the hotel plaza and in full view of the public, did stand in his window fully nude, exposing himself and his genitalia to the general public. Collins's attorney told the court that as a result of the arrest he had been suspended from his job and lost the chance to run for president of a pilot's union.